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We arrived into Sibulan, the port town of Negros and jumped straight on a Jeepney to the University town of Dumaguete. Being another big city we didn't think we would take to it but actually Dumaguete had a lot to offer. We stayed in Vintage Inn, a large hostel across from the main Market. The market was amazing to visit, full of interesting people …
... thing beeping.
Ok, locals aren't always right. I ditch them and head up some steep stairs.
The passenger level has a few hundred plastic chairs. I go outside where it's slightly cooler and find a row of four empty seats next to the railing. I dump my stuff and sweat for a while.
It's starts to fill up, but I manage to hang onto my four seats by sitting on the end, feet up, earphones in, chewing gum and trying to look cool.
Yeah, I was ...
I ended up staying 3 nights in Dumagete, mostly because I met some nice people there and I had nowhere to go until Thursday.
On my first full day I did some sightseeing- Dumagete really is a beautiful city, clean, friendly.
The pier is really beautiful, there are some sights- an old church, a statue of Rizal as always, a bell tower where people buy candles of ...
... than it was in Vietnam, we could see for around 20-25m underwater and the corals and the fish were incredible, so we put ourselves down for the next dive as well, then one for the next day and the morning before we left as well. All in all a very different Christmas Day.
The final dive we did on Apo Island just before leaving was the best one we've ever done, this was the dive site to see the big fish and it did not disappoint, it was called Coconut and it ...
... ahead to Siquijor. We had spent a lovely time travelling with our companion and the people we had met on Apo Island, including Harnold, left us with a very warm glow of friendship and companionship and as we skipped over the choppy waters towards Negros, we couldn't wait for some cool sleep and the next adventure to unfold before us. Ari na ko Apo Islands, salamat. Maayong hapon Dauin, kumusta?! (See you soon Apo Island, thank you. Good afternoon Dauin, how are you?!) So until next time... Ari Na Ko Da ...